Northern Irish victims call for their own Catholic baby homes investigation: by Sahm Venter

Northern Irish victims call for their own Catholic baby homes investigation: by Sahm Venter

that was the last I'd seen of him for 40 years

KILLYLEAGH, NORTHERN IRELAND — The young mother wrapped her baby son in a shawl and carefully pushed a letter to his adoptive parents into a bag stuffed with toys, sweaters and other clothes.

"I lifted him from the nursery, walked up the corridor and handed him to a nun and that was the last I'd seen of him for 40 years," said Adele, who asked to use a pseudonym because of the sensitive nature of her story.

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